Obituaries for the Bragg Family
Barbara E. Bragg
ACCOVILLE -- Barbara Ellen Atkinson Bragg, 81, died Monday, Oct. 5, 1998, in a Man hospital following a long illness. Born Oct. 30, 1916, at Red Star, Oak Hill, she was the daughter of the late Wallace K. and Georgia Hughes Atkinson. Mrs. Bragg was a homemaker and was of the Baptist faith. She was preceded in death by her husband, James O. Bragg Sr.; a son, Charles
Dorothy Marie Bragg
Dorothy Marie Bragg, 76, of Minden, died Saturday, June 26, 1999, at a Beckley hospital following a long illness. Born Feb. 7, 1923, in Columbus, Ohio, she was the daughter of the late Otto and Flossie Belle Delay Roach. She was a retired medical records secretary for Pinecrest Hospital, Beckley. She was preceded in death by her husband, James H. Bragg; and two brothers, Robert and Richard Roach. Survivors include a son, Dennis D. Larsen of Weare, N.H.; three grandchildren, Michael H. Larsen of New Market, N.H., Deborah Thomas of San Angelo, Texas, and Christine Mousseau of Keene, N.H.; and three great-grandchildren. Services will be 8 p.m. today at Dodd-Payne-Hess Funeral Home, Fayetteville, with the Rev. Tommy Treadway officiating. Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home. Arrangements by Dodd-Payne-Hess Funeral Home, Fayetteville.
Clarence E. Bragg
HARVEY - Clarence Edward Bragg, 90, died Wednesday, Jan. 26, 2000, in an Oak Hill medical center following a short illness. Born Feb. 3, 1909, at Meadow Fork, he was the son of the late Josephus and Sara Rogers Bragg. Mr. Bragg was a retired coal miner, having worked for New River Co. at the Oakwood Mines. He was a member of the UMWA. He was preceded in death by three sisters, Bethal Jenkins, Mary Romn and Donnie Humphreys; and a brother, Arlie Bragg. Survivors include his wife of 69 years, Rosie Ballard Bragg; a son, Edward Bragg and his wife, Pat, of Harvey; three daughters, Bettie Wriston and her husband, Raymond, of Mossy, June Davis of Harvey and Shirley Gibson of Gatewood; a brother, Woodrow Bragg of Grandview; 10 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Services will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Tyree Funeral Home Chapel, Oak Hill, with Pastor Jessie Parker officiating. Burial will follow in Gethsemane Memorial Gardens, Oak Hill. Friends may call 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home. Arrangements by Tyree Funeral Home, Oak Hill.
James Bragg, 73, of Lanark, went to be with the Lord Saturday, March 11, 2000, in a Charleston hospital following a short illness and surrounded with the love of his family. Born May 7, 1927, in Sandstone, he was the son of the late Okey V. and Leona Meadows Bragg. Mr. Bragg was a retired coal miner with 30 years of service at New River Coal Co. and the owner of E and B Construction Co. He was preceded in death by two brothers, Leonard Bragg and Okey Bragg Jr. Survivors include his wife, Elizabeth Humphrey Bragg; their four children, Wilma Jean Lekan and her husband, Frank, of Waldorf, Md., Sue Sutyak and her husband, Mike, of Beckley, Buster Bragg and his wife, Paula, of Lanark and Shirley Brady and her husband, Dale, of Lanark; nine grandchildren, Michelle, Cindy, Lisa, Kim, Candy, Tina, Samantha, Jennifer and James Paul; three great-grandchildren, Kelsey, Alexandra and Isaac; two brothers, Charles W. Bragg and Lige Bragg and his wife, JoAnn, of Vero Beach, Fla.; and five sisters, Juanita Kincaid of Lawton, Gay Quesenberry of Daniels, Lorraine Hungate and her husband, Dale, of Athens, Eudora Hambrick and her husband, Pat, of Fayetteville and Mildred Craddock and husband, Colin, of Elyria, Ohio. Services will be 1 p.m. today at Rose and Quesenberry Peace Chapel, Beckley, with Mr. Bragg's nephew, Lee Dunbar, officiating. Burial will follow in Bragg Cemetery, Richmond District, near Sandstone. Mr. Bragg's many friends and family members called 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Friends will serve as pallbearers. Arrangements by Rose and Quesenberry Funeral Home, Beckley.
Danny C Bragg
Danny Charles Bragg, 47, of Beckley, died Tuesday, May 2, 2000, at a Romney hospital following a long illness. Born Dec. 6, 1952, in Beckley, he was the son of the late George Thomas and Edna Mae Graham Bragg. Mr. Bragg was a coal miner, having worked for Westmoreland Coal Co., and was a member of Pemberton Missionary Baptist Church. He was a lifelong resident of Raleigh County. He was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Jim and Minnie Bragg; and his maternal grandparents, Andrew and Florence Graham. Survivors include his wife, Sharon Hicks Bragg; a son, Jeremy Bragg at home; two brothers, Steven W. Bragg and his wife, Kathy, of Beckley, and Tommy Bragg of Beckley; a nephew, Richard Bragg; two nieces, Deana Bragg and Jeanette Krantz; several other nieces and nephews; and his mother-in-law, Donna Hicks of Yawkey. Services will be 1 p.m. Friday at Calfee Funeral Home Chapel, Beckley, with the Rev. Bud Israel officiating. Burial will follow in Calfee Cemetery, Mount Tabor. Friends may call 6 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home. Pallbearers will be Richard Bragg, Chris Curtis, Teddy Weis, Randy Riddle, Charlie and Richard Murphy. Arrangements by Calfee Funeral Home, Beckley.
Charles E. Bragg. Jr.
OAK HILL - Charles E. "Joe" Bragg Jr., 60, died Wednesday, May 2, 2001, at his home following a long illness. Born April 19, 1941, in Oak Hill, he was the son of the late Charles E. Bragg Sr. and Mildred J. Hager Bragg. Mr. Bragg was retired from the U.S. Post Office in Oak Hill and attended the Gatewood Baptist Church. He was a member of the Oak Hill Moose Lodge, member and past union steward for the National Association of Letter Carriers and former Little League manager. He was a veteran of the National Guard having served eight years with the Oak Hill detachment. Survivors include his wife, Shirley M. Blake Bragg; one son, Michael T. Bragg of Fayetteville; one daughter, Terri Bragg Stowers of Hurricane; a brother, Robert L. "Bobby" Bragg of Oak Hill; a sister, Carol Berlin of Harlin, Ky.; and a grandson, Andrew Stowers of Hurricane. Services will be 11 a.m. Saturday at the Tyree Funeral Home, Oak Hill, with the Rev. Bill Menefee officiating. Interment will be at Gethsemane Memorial Gardens, Oak Hill. Friends may call from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the funeral home. Arrangements by Tyree Funeral Home Inc., Oak Hill.
Gary Arnold Bragg, Jr.
TIMBERLAKE, N.C. - Gary Arnold Bragg Jr., 34, of Timberlake, N.C., formerly of Jumping Branch, died at 4:45 a.m. Thursday, June 21, 2001, at Duke University Medical Center, Durham, N.C., following a long illness. Born March 13, 1967, he was the son of Gary A. Bragg Sr. of Hinton and Duffenna Green Jennings of Timberlake, and the stepson of Drema Bragg of Jumping Branch and Isaac Jennings of Timberlake. Mr. Bragg was a self-employed building contractor and was a member of McGhee's Mill Baptist Church, Semora, N.C. He had made his home in North Carolina the past two years. Other survivors include a sister, Kimberly Whitt and her husband, Stephen, of Leasburg, N.C.; a maternal grandfather, Duffy Green of Sundial; a step grandmother, Nana Adkins of Cranberry; a stepsister, Lisa Raines of Beckley; a nephew, Chad; a niece, Taylor; and a step nephew, Dusty. Service will be 3 p.m. Monday at Rose and Quesenberry Funeral Home Shady Spring Chapel with the Rev. Frankie Reaves officiating. Burial will follow at Sluss Cemetery, Mount View. Friends may call 6 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home. Family members will serve as pallbearers. Arrangements by Rose and Quesenberry Funeral Home, Shady Spring.
Eva F. Bragg
MEADOW BRIDGE - Eva Frances Bragg, 84, passed away Saturday, July 14, 2001, at the home of her daughter, following a long illness. Born Jan. 15, 1917, at Thurmond, she was the daughter of the late Cecil Andrew and Sa-rah Evie Daniels Richmond. Mrs. Bragg was a member of the Meadow Bridge Baptist Church, was a cook, a grocery store clerk, and a homemaker. She was preceded in death by her husband, Elmer M. Bragg, on Nov. 12, 1983; a sister, Ina Cover; and a brother, Milford Richmond. Survivors include a daughter, Sheila Gwinn and husband, Floyd, of Meadow Bridge; two sons, Quintin Garry Bragg and wife, Nancy, of Danese, and Arlen Gene Bragg and wife, Juanita, of Moorefield; a sister, Letha Richmond of Tallahassee, Fla.; a sister-in-law, Lorrene Richmond of Florida; a brother, Shirley and wife, Elizabeth Richmond, of Mooresville, Ind.; 12 grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren. Service will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Wallace and Wallace Chapel in Rainelle, with the Rev. Mike Whisman officiating. Burial will follow in Wallace Memorial Cemetery, Clintonville. Friends may call 6 to 8 p.m. today at Wallace and Wallace Funeral Chapel, Rainelle. Pallbearers will be Kevin Patterson, Allen Patterson, Robert Bragg, Wayne King, Milford Richmond, and Davie Johnson. Arrangements by Wallace and Wallace Funeral Home, Rainelle.
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